Part of the 1954 TV series. An Irishman partners with two other persons to purchase a lottery ticket, but then is unable to collect his winnings. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Sherlock Holmes, classic tv, lottery, mystery, detective
A newlywed couple arrives at the home of the husband's late wife, where the gardens have been maintained by a gardener faithful to the dead woman's memory. Soon eerie events lead the new wife to think she is going out of her mind. - IMDB Description ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Horror, Ernest Gold, Movie Powder, avi
Host: Carl Smith - Guests include: Buddy Ebsen, Chet Atkins, Collins Kids, The Jordanaires, June Carter, Flatt and Scruggs, Minnie Pearl, etc. ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1950's Television, ABC, Kinescope, Live TV, Purina, Grand ole opry, 1956
In a classic poverty-row noir, the protagonist struggles helplessly in the grip of inexorable fate. Currently rated 7.4 at the IMDB. This was the first poverty-row film chosen by the Library of Congress for its National Film Registry, in 1992. Don't miss it. The copy you find here is sharper than the two that have already been uploaded. And the mpeg2 file contains nav packets, so you can load it into DVDAuthorGUI (a free program) and quickly create a DVD to watch on your television. ( 14 reviews ) Topics: noir, Tom Neal, Ann Savage, poverty row, suspense, P.R.C.
Originally made with a German soundtrack for screening in occupied Germany and Austria, this film was the first documentary to show what the Allies found when they liberated the Nazi extermination camps: the survivors, the conditions, and the evidence of mass murder. ( 10 reviews ) Topics: WWII, War Crime, Documentary, Short
Returning a lost wallet gains unemployed veteran Chuck Scott (Robert Cummings) a job as chauffeur to Eddie Roman (Steve Cochran), a seeming gangster whose enemies have a way of meeting violent ends. The job proves nerve-wracking, and soon Chuck finds himself pledged to help Eddie's lovely, fearful, prisoner-wife Lorna (Michèle Morgan) to escape. The result leaves Chuck caught like a rat in a trap, vainly seeking a way out through dark streets. But the real chase begins when the strange plot... ( 18 reviews ) Topics: Film-Noir, Peter Lorre
CENTENNIAL REVIEW (Published on April 26, 2013): The Murder of Little Mary Phagan was written by Mary Phagan-Kean (Born: Friday, June 5, 1953) & published by New Horizon Press (September 15, 1989). 'The Murder of Little Mary Phagan' by Mary Phagan-Kean is an exceptionally insightful semi-autobiographical sketch detailing a fascinating journey exploring one of the most infamous & sensational criminal cases in the annals of early 20th century Southern legal history. What makes this book... ( 20 reviews ) Topics: Mary Phagan, Leo Frank, Pedophilia, Anti-Semitism, Jewish, Jew, Anti-Semite, Racism, Confederate,...
"Middle-aged farmer goes to extreme lengths to protect the dark secret associated with a deserted house on his property. Murky psychological thriller with resonant settings and an emotive Miklos Rozsa score." - noir expert Spencer Selby ( 23 reviews ) Topics: Thriller, Film-Noir, Mystery